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(photo credit: Courtesy Canada Celebrates Israel Network)
The Canada Celebrates Israel Network presented members of the Knesset Christian
Allies Caucus with a book of 4,000 signatures in support of Israel on
A delegation of 34 CCI Network members, along with the
organization’s National Director Rev. Giulio Lorefice Gabeli, brought the book
to Deputy Regional Development Minister Ayoub Kara (Likud) and Israel Beiteinu
faction chairman Robert Ilatov.
The 4,000 signatories are in agreement
with a statement by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper that he will support
Israel “whatever the cost.”
Gabeli plans to present Harper with a copy of
the book upon his return to Canada, but brought it to the Knesset first because
“Israel is first in God’s heart, and it is important to follow the spiritual
The Canada Celebrates Israel Network is a grassroots advocacy
group made up of Christians and Jews who work to educate the public about Israel
and combat anti-Semitism. Two members of Canada’s parliament are members of the
Canada Celebrates Israel Network, and other MPs, senators and ministers have
supported their campaigns.
According to Josh Reinstein, director of the
Christian Allies Caucus, Canada is one of Israel’s strongest allies, due to
“grassroots Christian support that has permeated Parliament.”